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Green Climate Fund gets $9.3 bln in pledges at Berlin conference
Donor nations pledged a total $9.3 billion on Thursday to a U.N. fund to help developing countries tackle climate change, but environmental campaigners said the funds fell short of what is needed.
Reuters
 
UN climate fund falls short of $10 billion target
A U.N. fund that will help poor countries tackle climate change has fallen short, for now, of its target of collecting $10 billion, officials said Thursday.
AP
 
Green Climate Fund: Wealthy countries pledge cash in Berlin
Thirty nations meeting in Berlin have pledged $9.3bn (£6bn) for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for climate change.
BBC
 
Countries agree to informal discussion on management of HFCs
In a significant development, nations assembled here on a UN platform today agreed to a European Union proposal to have an informal discussion on the management of climate-damaging hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
PTI
 
Shell boss hopes US-China climate deal will “reinvigorate” UN talks
Ben van Beurden calls for gas and renewables to replace coal, argues Shell wants to be part of solution to climate challenge
RTCC
 
Faith groups divided over God’s role in climate change, natural disasters
Americans largely concur that God created the Earth. But when it comes to how he wants its environment treated, and how much he’s willing to intercede – the agreement ends.
Washington Post
 
Harvard sued over push for fossil fuels divestment
Seven Harvard University students have filed a lawsuit asking a judge to force the university's governing body to divest from fossil fuel companies.
AP
 
 
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